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China says Hong Kong suspends extradition agreement with New Zealand

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin speaks during a news conference in Beijing, China July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday Hong Kong will suspend its extradition agreement with New Zealand in response to Wellington suspending its existing extradition treaty with the city.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin announced the decision at a daily briefing.

(Corrects story published on Aug 3 to say Hong Kong, not mainland China, will suspend its extradition agreement with New Zealand

Reporting by Yew Lun Tian; writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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